Nuclear Free Local Authorities
Brexit threat to nuclear safety laws
UK Government plans threatening nuclear and radiation safety laws in a “Brexit bonfire” have provoked resistance from regulators and trade unionists.
Industry lobbies MSPs to back nuclear power￼
The UK nuclear industry has stepped up its lobbying of MSPs to try and reverse Holyrood's opposition to new nuclear power stations.
Row over plans to reform groups at nuclear sites
New guidelines which campaigners say could benefit communities around nuclear sites have been boycotted by a UK Government nuclear agency.
Council pension funds’ investments in fossil fuels could lose value, claims report
Investments in fossil fuels by council pension funds could become less valuable as the energy market transforms, warns a new report.
Royal Navy silent on nuclear submarine crashes
The Royal Navy has refused to say whether anyone was disciplined following an incident in which a nuclear submarine nearly crashed into a ferry.
Concerns over nuclear safety ‘lapse’ at Hunterston
The discovery of a highly radioactive nuclear fuel element at Hunterston in North Ayrshire has sparked concerns about an “alarming safety lapse”.
Two Scottish sites mulling bids for nuclear fusion reactor
Two sites in Scotland are preparing to bid to host the world’s first nuclear fusion power station, The Ferret can reveal.
Inverclyde Council passes motion urging Strathclyde Pension Fund to invest ethically
Inverclyde Council has called on Scotland’s largest council pension fund to stop investing in arms and to commit to ethical investments.
Alarm over plan to break up nuclear submarines at Hunterston
The company that runs the port at Hunterston in North Ayrshire wants to use it to break up the radioactive hulks of defunct nuclear submarines.